We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hotel Laxnes

Travellers' Choice award winner
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Professional photos
Hotel Laxnes
Hotel Laxnes
Panoramas (9)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,040 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Hotel Laxnes
See the most recent reviews
Showing 983: English reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at the hotel on the 21st of April with my boyfriend and was very welcoming in reception by Shaun. We had mistakenly paid for a taxi to get there which cost £130!!! noticing the mistake Shaun recommended helping us out with transfers back to the airport for a much cheaper price which was very helpful. The room was clean...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Crystal M
Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at the start of summer in a suite. The room was clean, quiet and spacious with nice views of the surrounding mountains. The hotel bar was also nice with a few locals but never busy - expect to pay £16 for 2 beers, which about average in Iceland. Breakfast is simple but effective, hot and cold...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank LuvStu
Watford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights as a couple first time to Iceland. Situated 10 mins drive from centre a much more characterful hotel much better than the prison blocks in the city centre. Very helpful . Great that Shaun booked all our trips and transfers before we arrived much appreciated. Breakfast fine for me cereals. Toast. Meats eggs coffee tea etc....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DawnDancer
Paignton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here late at night and we're tired from traveling the hotel had no reservation for us but we had proof of booking despite this they couldn't have been more accommodating and found us a room. The room was comfortable and fit 4 of us in and we had a lovely view of the mountains. We we're unlucky as...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank kate b
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Located outside Reykyavik (easily reached by a bus, the bus stop is right outside the hotel), Hotel Laxnes is a great base for exploring Iceland. Friendly greeting on arrival, and we were given a free upgrade to a larger room/suite with balcony, which got us off to a good start. The room was clean and comfortable, a bit basic but...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nigel N
essex
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stayed here for five nights at the end of March/beginning of April and had a fab time. I did a lot of research before booking this hotel but I'm so glad I chose it over the ones in Reykjavik which can be very bland, utilitarian and often on busy main roads. Rooms here were basic but clean, toasty warm and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank denise s
Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Functional, not luxurious. Easy to find with great views. Near to supermarket, food outlets, fuel station and an awesome local bakery. Also near to Alafoss falls and wool mill. Great breakfast in a relaxed setting. Overall - basic and comfortable.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank katohc
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Really clean room in Room 25. Really helpful staff & they gave me a late check out without any issue. The front desk was very helpful. Good fast food and other restaurants nearby & quiet area. Would strongly recommend :)

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nishil N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We stayed at the Hotel Laxnes for four nights in late March-early April, 2017. It is a quaint, low-key lodging about 15 minutes outside of Reykjavik (do not take a taxi from the airport -- unbelievably expensive). The rooms are simple and clean. The wonderful staff -- manager Shaun, Nunu, Karl, and Jasper -- were responsive, helpful, and friendly. They...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dana C
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The hotel is just outside of Reykjavik maybe a 20 minute drive? (DO NOT GET A TAXI was very expensive) there is a bus 15 that takes you to town just outside of the hotel which is much cheaper! The views from the hotel are soo beautiful very scenic, mountains etc etc! One night we saw the Northern light above...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Mimi M

805 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (559)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (147)
Viewed
View from Room (96)
Viewed
Room/Suite (71)
Viewed
Dining (17)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (9)
Viewed
0:48
Videos (3)
Viewed
Other (208)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (222)
Viewed
Amenities (24)
Viewed
Large Double Room (30)
Viewed
Dining (27)
Viewed
Standard Double Room (37)
Viewed
Suite (41)
Viewed
The Hotel (63)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (24)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (17)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Mosfellsbaer
Reykjavik Residence Hotel
#1 of 52 in Reykjavik
972 reviews
Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
#15 of 52 in Reykjavik
3,518 reviews
Háaleiti
Reykjavik Lights by Keahotels
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Miõborg
Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura
Miõborg
Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BEAUTIFUL COUNTRYSIDE RETREAT MINUTES AWAY FROM THE CITY CENTER OF REYKJAVIK.Hotel Laxnes is overlooking Mountain Esja and located opposite a river,we offer the best of both worlds. Great for Hiking and seeing the Northernlights.Our Village is like stepping back in time into a fairytale world !10 mins from Reykjavik City!We are next to rivers,waterfalls,mountains,sea ,a beautiful lake and close to Reykjavik city !The Hotel Laxnes is a modern country style hotel lodge with a mountain view in the greater Reykjavik in Mosfellsbaer close to the country and near to the City ! Only within a 10 minute drive into the Reykjavik city centre offering a country feeling to it, located close to the Alafoss Viking Wool store, Laxnes horse riding, a Golf course, a fishing lake and on route to the famous Golden Circle trip. On-site parking is free for guests.Why stay in the city centre if you can experience both country and city life staying at the laxnes Hotel.We offer both Car and Mountain bike rental at great prices ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Laxnes

Address: Haholt 7, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Mosfellsbaer
Price Range: $213 - $431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Laxnes 3*
Number of rooms: 26
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, Evoline ltd, HotelQuickly and HRS so you can book your Hotel Laxnes reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel Laxnes Iceland/Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hotel Laxnes staff and other travellers.
48 questions
Ask a question
Glasgow, United Kingdom
over a year ago
London, United Kingdom

See all questions (48)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Laxnes staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“room to north”
Ztonee, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the mountains”
355seanw, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“If you are sensitive, ask for a room father away from the bar's back door (where the smokers hang out).”
SuzanneDinSF, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“if you're lucky, you might be upgraded to a room with a balcony. The view is excellent.”
nigeln2014, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Balcony rooms are larger and have views.”
642denises, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
5 of 5
Expedia.com
US$180* /night
View Deal
ElvolineUS$263
Hotels.comUS$180
PricelineUS$182
View all 11 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates